Aerial Work Platform (AWP) Certification

Aerial Work Platform (AWP) Certification

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Training is mandatory for anyone working with elevated work platform equipment such as boom lifts, man lifts, and scissor lifts. The course covers all scissor, push-around, straight-stick boom, and articulating boom lifts.

Practical evaluation is required to complete the certification process and can be performed by a supervisor or other authorised personnel.

Aerial Work Platform (AWP) Certification Course Standards

This course was designed to meet and exceed requirements for theory and written exam training as outlined in:

  • CSA standards B354.1, B354.2 and B354.4
  • ANSI standards A92.3, A92.5 and A92.6
TOPICS

This online Aerial Work Platform (AWP) Certification course covers the following topics:

  • Federal and provincial EWP-related legislation requirements for the machine, employees, supervisors, and employers
  • Machine hazards
  • Common EWP incidents and accidents
  • Different types of EWPs
  • The importance of the operator’s manual
  • Safety decals
  • Machine components, controls, and safe guards
  • Axles
  • Capacities and stability principles
  • Envelope management systems
  • Best machine choice
  • Pre-operational inspections
  • Function tests
  • Maintenance
  • Hydraulic system dangers
  • Battery charging/maintenance
  • Refueling
  • Weather safety
  • Hazard assessment/mitigation
  • Rescue planning
  • Proper communication
  • PPE
  • Operating rules
  • Parking and shutting down
  • Record keeping
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ONLINE COURSE DURATION

Approximately 4 hours

PASS MARK

A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to pass this course. The course is able to be taken three times in efforts to achieve the pass mark.

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

Upon reaching the passmark, and successfully completing the course, a certificate of completion will be available to download, print, and share. 

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Sideboom Operator

sideoom operator

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Operators must steer the heavy equipment, control the sideboom, watch out for people and follow the directions from the signal person – at the same time. This course presents essential theory that must be supported by comprehensive hands-on training, competency testing, and review of applicable legislation before sideboom operation is undertaken.

Objectives

This online Sideboom Operator course (safety theory training) is designed to help you become a competent entry-level operator who understands and practices industry safety standards when operating a hydraulic sideboom.

TOPICS

This online Sideboom Operator course covers the following topics:

  • The major parts of a sideboom and their functions
  • The attributes of a good operator
  • The differences between types of sideboom inspections
  • Proper start-up procedures
  • Sideboom hand signals
  • Strategies for safely working on slopes
  • Proper shutdown procedures for normal and emergency situations
  • Common sideboom hazards
  • Hoisting and rigging equipment
  • Centre of gravity
  • Load weight calculations
  • Load charts
  • Field Level Hazard Assessments
  • Safe work practice forms
ONLINE COURSE DURATION

Approximately 90 minutes

PASS MARK

A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to pass this course. The course is able to be taken two times in efforts to achieve the pass mark.

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

Upon reaching the passmark, and successfully completing the course, a certificate of completion will be available to download, print, and share. 

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Confined Spaces

Confined SpaceS

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This course is designed for general industry employees, who have a need to enter, supervise or plan entry into a workplace designated as a confined space.

Areas covered in the course include accidents and near misses, investigations and root cause analysis, the role of tools and equipment, the importance of training, the role procedures play in preventing accidents, learning from accidents and more

Printable resources are available in the form of a comprehensive student manual. The manual is a valuable resource for future use and knowledge retention.
Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, you should have a better understanding of:

  • Characteristics and examples of a confined space.
  • Potential hazards of a confined space
  • The differences between a permit required confined space and a non-permit required confined space, as well as the criteria for reclassifying a confined space
  • The role of a worker who is not authorized to enter a confined space in the event of an emergency
TOPICS
  • What Is a Confined Space?
  • Classification of a Confined Space
  • Emergency Rescue
ONLINE COURSE DURATION

Approximately 20 minutes

PASS MARK

A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to pass this course. The course is able to be taken two times in efforts to achieve the pass mark.

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

Upon reaching the passmark, and successfully completing the course, a certificate of completion will be available to download, print, and share. 

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H2S

Hydrogen Sulfide Training for General Industry & Construction

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The goal of H₂S is to prepare workers to recognise H₂S (Hydrogen Sulphide) hazardous gasses and protect themselves, as well as perform a basic rescue during possible H₂S incidents.

Approved by Alberta Environment & Parks for Continuing Education Units.

Please Note: This program is not equivalent to the Energy Safety Canada H2S Alive in class course.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  • Hazards of exposure;
  • Symptoms of exposure;
  • Methods to protect themselves from exposure;
  • Methods of detecting the gas; and
  • How to respond to exposure to the gas.
TOPICS
  • H2S properties and formation
  • Where H2S is found
  • H2S statistics
  • Atmospheric hazards
  • Hazard assessment
  • The hazard control hierarchy
  • Legislated responsibilities
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Types of respiratory equipment
  • Selecting the correct respiratory PPE
  • H2S measurements
  • Safe working limits
  • Detection devices
  • Sampling
  • Emergency scene management
  • First aid for H2S exposure
ONLINE COURSE DURATION

Approximately 2 hours

PASS MARK

A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved on the first attempt.

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

Upon reaching the passmark, and successfully completing the course, a certificate of completion will be available to download, print, and share.
The certificate is valid for three (3) years.

This content developer is recognised by the International Competency Assessment Board (I-CAB) for its expertise in this subject matter and is listed as a competency development resource for I-CAB assessment participants.

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Accident Investigation Awareness

Accident Incident Awareness Course

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This accident reporting awareness course is designed to explain the principles and best practices behind accident reporting. Learn why prompt accident reporting is important to health and safety improvement in your workplace.

Areas covered in the course include accidents and near misses, investigations and root cause analysis, the role of tools and equipment, the importance of training, the role procedures play in preventing accidents, learning from accidents and more

Printable resources are available in the form of a comprehensive student manual. The manual is a valuable resource for future use and knowledge retention.
TOPICS
  • Accidents and Near Misses
  • Investigations and Root Cause Analysis
  • The role of tools and equipment in accidents
  • The importance of training
  • The role procedures play in preventing accidents
ONLINE COURSE DURATION

Approximately 30 minutes

PASS MARK

A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to pass this course. The course is able to be taken three times in efforts to achieve the pass mark.

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

Upon reaching the passmark, and successfully completing the course, a certificate of completion will be available to download, print, and share. The certificate is valid for three (3) years.

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